Top places to take your wheelchair in Victoria this Father's Day

Aug 29, 2018Dian Templeton0 comments
Forget about buying the annual pair of socks and say thank you with the ultimate day filled with everything your dad/ father figure will love this Father's Day.


There is no better way of giving back than giving at Alfred Father’s Day appeal on Friday 31st August. With every $1 donated multiplied by four, your contribution will not stop there, as pledged gifts of community leaders and philanthropist will match each donation. Keep the excitement going with your celebratory free pot of Guinness with any main meal ordered at PJ O’Brien’s Irish Pub between 6:30pm-8:30pm. Enjoy the heights of Father’s Day as you conquest through an action-packed day.


If this event is not on your list, it is definitely one to consider. From savoury to sweats, Head Chef Brent Love has certainly had blokes in mind when constructing his specially made menu as you cruise on one of the Searoad Ferries. If you are thinking everything sliders, pies and a paddle of beer from Mornington and Ballarine Peninsula, then Searoad Ferries is the place to be. Mr Love will ensure you receive all the goodness you can get out of ale, meats and sweets your local breweries can offer. Departing from both Sorento and Queenscliff port at 11am and 2pm, they have made wheelchair accessibility smooth for everyone. With boarding made easy with a simple roll on and off boarding procedure, manoeuvring your wheelchair will not be an obstacle. So book in now for your 2 hour sailing between Sorento and Queenscliff, for a family filled day enjoying everything dads love.


For a more interactive and thrilling day for the family, take in the sights of the tallest animal in the world or step on to the lion’s edge at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Bonus, if you plan to indulge in the delicious hot buffet breakfast at 9am or even the special two-course lunch 11:30am at Meerkat Bistro, claim your family complimentary entry and take in the breath-taking safari. With an easy-to-follow pathway system inbuilt, moving around to see all the zoo has to offer, could not be easier. As you step into an extravagant day filled with adventure and fun, the excitement for your dad will not stop there, as he will go in the running to win a brand new BBQ. So keep your eyes pilled on social media, as the lucky winner will be announced after Father’s Day. Be sure to book in quick, as Werribee Open Range Zoo is a hit that you do not want to miss.


If your father lives and breathes footy, he will not question the Coodabeen Champion Special event this Father's Day. Held at the Playhouse Theatre from 3pm-5pm, the legendary radio team hosted by Covey, Champs, Billy and Richo will be bringing buckets full of laughter for your Father’s Day. A dill filled with fans perspective, live footy talkbacks and witty interpretations of hit songs, your father will be jumping at the opportunity to score a ticket. With wheelchair access throughout the facility, you can sit back and enjoy a pre-ordered Angus beef pie in the company of other footy loving dads. At only $65, ensure your dad’s Father’s Day is one to remember!

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